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West Karbi Anglong district

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Country  India
Administrative division  Central Assam
Tehsils  Hamren
State  Assam
Headquarters  Hamren
Lok sabha constituency  Autonomous District
West Karbi Anglong district

The West Karbi Anglong district is a new district formed out of the existing Karbi Anglong District of Assam in 2016. Hamren is the headquarter of the newly formed district. The district is a part of Karbi Anglong Autonomous Council, Diphu and it is administered according to the Sixth Scheduled of the Indian Constitution.



Karbis form the majority of the population. Karbi language is widely spoken in the district. English, Assamese and Hindi are the other languages that are spoken in the district. The district is inhibited by many tribes, Karbi being the majority, along with Tiwa, Lalung, Garo, Bodo and other tribes and communities.


The district headquarter is connected by road. Karbi Anglong Autonomous Council Transport buses ply at regular interval from the district headquarter to important places like Guwahati, Diphu, Lanka and Hojai. Also one Meghalaya Transport run regularly to and fro from Hamren to Jowai. The nearest railway station is at Hojai, 47 km away from Hamren.

Important educational institutions

  • Church Of God English High School, Hamren
  • Desciples English Academy, Satgaon
  • Devine Spark Acedamy, Harlongjuve, Hamren
  • Don Bosco Higher Secondary School, Sojong, Donkamukam
  • Don Bosco Higher Secondary School, Umswai
  • Don Bosco High School, Amkachi
  • Don Bosco High School, Hamren
  • Don Bosco High School, Jengkha
  • Don Bosco School, Baithalangso
  • Don Bosco School, Kheroni
  • Don Bosco School, Satgaon
  • Edenbari English High School,Baithalangso
  • Girls' High School, Hamren
  • Hamren Government Higher Secondary School, Hamren
  • Hill View Acedamy,Hamren
  • Holy Child School, Ghelani, Dongkamukam
  • Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalaya, Baithalangso
  • Jirsong English High School, Harlongjuve, Hamren
  • Kheroni Kopili College
  • Kheroni P.V.N High School
  • Langtuk Teron Memorial School, Tengkara Langso, Donkamukam
  • Presbyterian Mission School, New Market, Hamren
  • Rangsina College, Dongkamukam
  • Residential English High School, Hamren
  • Rongkarbi English High School, Hamren
  • Semson Singh Ingti College, Boithalangso
  • Seventh Day Adventist Mission School, Tenkeralangso
  • Singmirjeng Longmirjeng Academy, Donkamokam
  • Thongnokbe Hindi High School
  • Waisong College, Hamren
  • Notable town and place of interest

  • Baithalangso
  • Bichikri
  • Borgaon
  • Diyungmukh
  • Donkamokam
  • Hamren
  • Hawaipur
  • Jengkha
  • Khanduli
  • Kheroni
  • Koka
  • Mailoo
  • Tika Evergreen Hills
  • Umpanai
  • Umswai
  • Voksong.
  • Zirikengding
  • References

    West Karbi Anglong district Wikipedia

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